The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 29 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 69 75 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 7.83% 7.92% 8.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.36% 9.39% 11.58%
Number of salaries quoted 62 73 48
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £22,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,950 £42,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
737 799 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 83.65% 84.37% 75.34%
Number of salaries quoted 638 669 410
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -1 56 £40,000 +15.10% 8
Towcester - 5 £40,000 - 1
Kettering -3 2 £39,500 +21.53% 1
Brackley - 1 £40,000 -
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 58 (63.74%) SQL
2 56 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (54.95%) C#
4 45 (49.45%) Java
5 43 (47.25%) Web Services
6 39 (42.86%) Scrum
7 38 (41.76%) TDD
8 35 (38.46%) OOP
9 33 (36.26%) MVC
10 31 (34.07%) Spring
10 31 (34.07%) J2EE
11 30 (32.97%) JavaScript
12 29 (31.87%) Degree
13 26 (28.57%) Computer Science
14 25 (27.47%) .NET
15 24 (26.37%) C++
15 24 (26.37%) OO
16 23 (25.27%) Git (software)
17 22 (24.18%) HTML
17 22 (24.18%) JSON
18 21 (23.08%) OOD
18 21 (23.08%) Java EE
19 20 (21.98%) CSS
20 19 (20.88%) ASP.NET
20 19 (20.88%) Linux
20 19 (20.88%) Microsoft
20 19 (20.88%) BDD
21 18 (19.78%) UNIX
21 18 (19.78%) VB.NET
22 17 (18.68%) C

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.10%) CMS
2 1 (1.10%) Apache
2 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.58%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.38%) Apache Hive
3 9 (9.89%) MongoDB
4 8 (8.79%) MySQL
5 2 (2.20%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (25.27%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (9.89%) Mercurial
3 9 (9.89%) JUnit
3 9 (9.89%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.30%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 15 (16.48%) Retail
2 13 (14.29%) Finance
3 9 (9.89%) Electronics
4 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.30%) Legal
4 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.20%) Military
5 2 (2.20%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.10%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (51.65%) Software Engineer
2 37 (40.66%) Developer
3 15 (16.48%) .NET Developer
4 13 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 11 (12.09%) .NET Software Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) Software Developer
7 8 (8.79%) Junior
7 8 (8.79%) C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Junior Developer
7 8 (8.79%) .NET Software Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Junior .NET Developer
9 5 (5.49%) C# Software Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Graduate Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Junior Software Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Graduate
10 4 (4.40%) Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) Junior Software Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) J2EE Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (47.25%) Web Services
2 31 (34.07%) Spring
2 31 (34.07%) J2EE
3 25 (27.47%) .NET
4 22 (24.18%) HTML
4 22 (24.18%) JSON
5 21 (23.08%) Java EE
6 20 (21.98%) CSS
7 19 (20.88%) ASP.NET
8 17 (18.68%) XML
8 17 (18.68%) Spring MVC
9 13 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 13 (14.29%) Entity Framework
9 13 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (10.99%) JPA
11 8 (8.79%) REST
12 7 (7.69%) jQuery
13 5 (5.49%) Ajax
13 5 (5.49%) HTML5
14 3 (3.30%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 17 (18.68%) Mathematics
3 14 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.40%) Physics
4 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.20%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.20%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.20%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.10%) User Experience
6 1 (1.10%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.88%) Linux
2 18 (19.78%) UNIX
3 4 (4.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (42.86%) Scrum
3 38 (41.76%) TDD
4 35 (38.46%) OOP
5 33 (36.26%) MVC
6 24 (26.37%) OO
7 21 (23.08%) OOD
8 19 (20.88%) BDD
9 17 (18.68%) User Stories
10 16 (17.58%) Mentoring
11 14 (15.38%) Pair Programming
12 13 (14.29%) Procedural Programming
13 11 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (10.99%) Continuous Improvement
15 5 (5.49%) Unit Testing
15 5 (5.49%) E-Commerce
16 3 (3.30%) Stakeholder Management
16 3 (3.30%) Document Management
16 3 (3.30%) Logistics
16 3 (3.30%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (63.74%) SQL
2 50 (54.95%) C#
3 45 (49.45%) Java
4 30 (32.97%) JavaScript
5 24 (26.37%) C++
6 18 (19.78%) VB.NET
7 17 (18.68%) C
8 6 (6.59%) COBOL
9 4 (4.40%) Python
10 3 (3.30%) MATLAB
10 3 (3.30%) VB6
10 3 (3.30%) VB
11 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.20%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.10%) PHP5
12 1 (1.10%) PHP4
12 1 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (31.87%) Degree
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.40%) PhD
4 3 (3.30%) MCAD
4 3 (3.30%) Sun Certification
5 2 (2.20%) ISEB
6 1 (1.10%) OCPJP
6 1 (1.10%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) Firmware
Vendors
1 19 (20.88%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.38%) Oracle
3 13 (14.29%) hybris
4 10 (10.99%) Sybase
5 3 (3.30%) Sun
6 1 (1.10%) Zend
6 1 (1.10%) Adobe
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IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Northamptonshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Connectus
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: up to £47000 per annum + bonus+bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: up to £47000 per annum + bonus+bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
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Salary: £50000 - £68000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Northampton
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago